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aww whats wrong with a ticket? lol jk, well i never had a ticket but i only have been driving for almost a full year, full year would be in august or september idk i forget. but that is one way to haul a tractor home without a trailor, i would be able to do it alittle better cause i have a station wagon which has more room up top, but im going to see if i can't hook a hitch to my car cause, when i want to go mudding somewhere i have to go else where from where i live cause everyone where i live gets all bent out of shape seeing a person riding a modded tractor with performance muffler, and big wheels and so on. like last time i took my mudder out on a test run before i started to really work on her, i looked up and saw few people step out of their homes and stare at me like they were going to try to kill me for riding a mower in the woods.
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christ you live in a scary neighbourhood! love to see there faces if we ALL turned up on our lawn mowers and spun round clown
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christ you live in a scary neighbourhood! love to see there faces if we ALL turned up on our lawn mowers and spun round clown

Haha! Yeah that would be halarious! Could imagine the angry mob (pitchforks and all!) chasing us down the road! lol!
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Don't forget the flaming torches.LMAO!!!!
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well i living in a trailor park and this one guy was just staring me down like he saw a walking twinky , like he was just staring away and it kinda bothered me, and in the trailor park is a bunch of stupid narks, like this one guy was video taping me and my freinds when i was younger when i was pulling my friend on a mower deck with no motor behind my bike. I also scared the living SH!T out of everyone in the park that one day. me and my friend had an axe spray can in a grill that was flaming like crazy from gasoline and the can exploded, and my neighbor ran so fast out of her house that she left her head somewhere inside, never am i doing that again. i don't do that goofy dangerous stuff anymore, but i still try to have fun though.
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Thats how you learn whats dangerous and whats not. By doing these things when your younger. Love the comparison to a walking twinky! lol.

I still relaly wanna try one of those bad boys. You dont get em over here though!
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One time i took the murray for spin down our road - there happened to be a small group of people standing a couple blocks away on the side of the street- i hauled arse past em - they looked like " WTF was that?!" After a couple times they didnt look anymore ....like it was normal.

Other then the one officer that stopped me, any other trip down the street was non eventful , havent actually in a a few years since the murray is in pieces - i check this time first . Now soon theyre paving the road- im not sure what the police situation will be then...
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One time i took the murray for spin down our road - there happened to be a small group of people standing a couple blocks away on the side of the street- i hauled arse past em - they looked like " WTF was that?!" After a couple times they didnt look anymore ....like it was normal.

Other then the one officer that stopped me, any other trip down the street was non eventful , havent actually in a a few years since the murray is in pieces - i check this time first . Now soon theyre paving the road- im not sure what the police situation will be then...

Same here, a fast mower isn't even worth looking at to anyone in my hood.
I guess if you don't know much about them after seeing one they are just lawn mowers
to them. Rolling Eyes
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Got little time outside yesterday. Started to make some sort of battery holder. I wanted to put it under the seat, but I cant get it to fit, and still have access to everything. so I think I'm gonna hang it off the back and put a big-ass bumper around it to protect it.

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Like that ^^^^

The start of the holder. It's going to be built out of 3/4" angle steel.... My favorite! drunken

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Welded in place...

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A little more bracing...

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Test fitting... (The stock battery cable still reaches alien )

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That's where it stands now. It's amazing how long it takes to build the little stuff like this! Still have lots more to do on it before I call it done. It'll be one heavy duty battery holder.

I may also fab a small rear rack to carry some things and make it look more complete. Not sure yet though.
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Looks pretty darn good.
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Sweet, i'll have to do something like that to my one MTD that has the holder for the little stock $50 doller battery. Mad
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Im still at a loss where to put mine. The winch is going on the rear, so I'll have to try squeezing a car battery under the hood. confused

looks good though, doesn't stick out too far. Once the fenders and ATV rack are put on, should look alot better Basketball
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Sweet, i'll have to do something like that to my one MTD that has the holder for the little stock $50 doller battery. Mad
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$50 for a battery? holy crap! I wouldn't pay more then $25-$30! The one in those pics is dead. I'm just using it for a mock-up. I will have to buy one once shes all done.

Chunk, You SURE you need a big old car battery in there? The one on the murray works great! I've jumped a twin with it many times!
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Im not sure, but I love overkill. Im gonna be running a winch, and halogens lights. I might not need it all really. But I'd want to get a 300cca battery at least.

THinking about it, now I have a job, I can afford things like this. Think I might acuatlly get a nice lawn tractor battery.
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Cant go wrong with a monster battery- ive killed too many small tractor batteries working on the ones ive dragged home.
Bigger also means more power for acessories as well.


Roboman79: My dad ( against my wishes) cut the battery hole larger in my white LT12 to fit a large battery i bot for the agway while i was up there - he chopped the hole big enough to slip the battery in and used a old computer case ( metal) bent up into a U ( with tabs) to hold the battery. he was tired of the lil motorcycel batteries dying constantly.

Ive mounted larger batteries on the hitch area of a couple MTD's of mine- on the ones with a bagger, it fits right in behind the frame of the bagger. My task force has a bent up piece of metal holding the battery on thats bolted to the back.
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this must be one off the TOP builds i have seen.. cant vait for the next vid..keep it upp Very Happy
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I don't know how or why I haven't noticed this thread before, but this machine kicks ass!!!! Looks like you have very similar building methods as me lol. I gotta check out your vids as well now. (lazy me) Good job!
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cool! when will it be finished?
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i'm thinking of modding my Flymo LT12/36. it needs some chunky rear tires. it'll probably be similar to your craftsman rock crawler but without that hugely articulated front axle. where can i start?
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$50 for a battery? holy crap! I wouldn't pay more then $25-$30! The one in those pics is dead. I'm just using it for a mock-up. I will have to buy one once shes all done.

Chunk, You SURE you need a big old car battery in there? The one on the murray works great! I've jumped a twin with it many times!
i payed £40 for my Numax CTX Gold, but thats not the same as dollars
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i have always wondered about the build of the craftsman crawler. i ciuldnt find any videos about it. now i can see it it made me hppy to find this
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i have always wondered about the build of the craftsman crawler. i ciuldnt find any videos about it. now i can see it it made me hppy to find this

He has a few on it, look around his channel.

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just read the whole thread, and know i know how this thing was made! sweet. Razz Why isn't fearless active anymore?

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just read the whole thread, and know i know how this thing was made! sweet. Razz Why isn't fearless active anymore?
It is sweet.
I think becaues he hast posted in a long time?
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I think he said something about his Youtube account getting so busy, he doesn't have as much time for such things.

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just read the whole thread, and know i know how this thing was made! sweet. Razz Why isn't fearless active anymore?
It is sweet.
I think becaues he hast posted in a long time?
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